Events

THE INTERNAL OTHER IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE

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Tuesday, December 3, 2013 - 16:00 to 19:30

THE INTERNAL OTHER IN EAST CENTRAL EUROPE In the forty years of Communism in East Central Europe, social cleavages were muted and disadvantaged groups were deprived of opportunities of advocating on their own behalf. Since the transformations of 1989-91, some social groups have been marginalized, while others have mobilized to demand recognition. The speakers will present case studies of various internal others in different geographical locations in East Central Europe.

Lecture: I am not Ashamed of my Communist Past: Dusan Makavejev's W.R. Mysteries of the Organism

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Friday, October 18, 2013 - 19:00 to 21:00
The Njegos Endowment for Serbian Language and Culture at Columbia University together with the Harriman Institute and the East Central European Center welcome Dr. Aleksandar Boskovic, Department of Slavic Languages, Columbia University. Dr. Aleksandar Boskovic will present, I am not Ashamed of my Communist Past: Dusan Makavejev's W.R. Mysteries of the Organism.

ECEC: The Fabric of Daily Life in East Central Europe (Then and Now)

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Friday, October 4, 2013 - 14:30 to 18:00
Amidst political and economic turmoil ordinary people in East Central Europe continue to live their daily lives, with difficulty or with pleasure. This panel will be devoted to examining how people live their daily lives, in various locales and at different times. This event will be preceded by a screening of Corneliu Porumboius 12:08 East of Bucharest, part of the East European Film Series. Introduction by Mona Momescu.Thursday, October 3rd, 8:00pm, Room 703 Hamilton Hall Topics discussed will include:

ECEC: Film Screening: Corneliu Porumboius 12:08 East of Bucharest

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Thursday, October 3, 2013 - 20:00 to 22:00
You are invited to a film screening of Corneliu Porumboius 12:08 East of Bucharest. This film is part of the East European Film Series. Mona Momescu will give the introduction. The film screening will be followed by a subsequent event on October 4th where a panel will examine the daily lives of people in East Central Europe in various locales and at different times. The Fabric of Daily Life in East Central Europe (Then and Now) Friday, Oct. 4 2:30PM - 6:00PM International Affairs Building, Room 1512

ECEC: Modernization: 1989 and its Antecedents in East Central Europe

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Thursday, May 9, 2013 (All day) to Friday, May 10, 2013 (All day)

Please join the Harriman Institute, the East Central European Center, the Blinken European Institute, the Balassi Institute, and the Hungarian Cultural Center for a conference that will discuss the causes and agents of both backwardness and catching up in East Central Europe, notably the Eastern member states of the European Union. Panels will address early 20th century questions of development, the period of state socialism, the role of ideologies and nationalism, as well as the key question of how to interpret the past quarter century of democratization and market economy.

ECEC: Inclusion and Exclusion at the Border of the European Union by Dr. Julien Danero Iglesias, Universit libre de Bruxelles

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Thursday, May 2, 2013 - 12:00 to 13:30

Since the enlargements of 2004 and 2007, the process of European integration has brought about major changes for the citizens of Central and Eastern Europe. Facing a process of rebordering, some of them may seem stuck behind a new "Iron Curtain". Indeed, citizens from non-EU countries encounter new obstacles to travel into EU countries that were previously easily accessible. This situation is the starting point of a postdoctoral research, which will be presented, on border identities of the Romanian populations located on the "wrong" side of the border

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